Rick Davis profiles Fox Chapel graduate JB Kolod, now a diving standout at the University of Virginia.
"Competing in his strongest event at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships -- the 3-meter dive -- it was only natural University of Virginia diver JB Kolod would begin the championship final with his easiest dive to shake off some of the pre-meet butterflies.
What he didn't anticipate, however, was making mistakes on his very first dive.
"It was a back 2½ somersault pike," he said. "It's actually the easiest dive on my list. It's the easiest dive for a lot of people, but it's always one that people mess up.
"It can sort of surprise you. It's so easy you can try too hard or you can sort of baby it, but the secret is to just do exactly what you do in practice.""